Seattle Mariners Game Recap: Royals Trounce M’s Again

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Jul 8, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Yoervis Medina (31) pitches to the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

The Mariners called on Yoervis Medina to pitch the 6th inning in tonight’s contest. The flame-throwing right-hander was perfect against the Royals, retiring all three batters he faced. Medina has been electric this spring, posting a 0.90 ERA across 10.0 innings pitched. He has tallied 9 punch-outs, and has walked 3.

Funky Cold Medina was excelled in his second season with the Mariners in 2014, and fans are hoping for an encore this summer. Medina was a big reason why the M’s bullpen was so good last season. He dominated the competition, going 5-3 with a 2.68 ERA. The 26-year-old has closer potential, and he could push Danny Farquhar for the setup job in 2015.

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